Sales Planning Coordinator

Job Description

The Sales Planning Coordinator will provide team support to a pod of sales professionals (Planners, Account Managers and Account Directors), and create media sales plans. The Sales Planning Coordinator will become knowledgeable in all aspects of the sales process.This role is a great opportunity for individuals looking to build a career in advertising within a Media and/or Publishing environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support development of RFP (Requests for Proposal) process assisting the planning team with media plans, utilizing the full scope of NYT ad products that strategically address the advertiser's needs and campaign objectives for both print and digital.
  • Under the direction of the Sales Planner, build and revise media plans, check avails, reserve fixed placements and update associated fixed placement calendars for budget requests under $100k.
  • Coordinate the digital process workflow from RFP to IO and liaise with key approval stakeholders in AdOps, Revenue Analytics, Legal, Ad Product, Research and Strategy.
  • Adhere to process controls and ensure all approvals are accurately secured.
  • Maintain proper documentation of all IOs, T&Cs and Campaign activities.
  • Attend all Product training and develop a deep understanding of the full suite of NYT products across all platforms.
  • Assist with campaign kick off management- schedule coordination, ensuring timelines for assets are met, working with Campaign Manager for a smooth post sales transition.
  • Coordinate handoff of digital campaigns to AdOps to ensure pre and post sales continuity.
  • Respond to servicing and information requests from team members; work with various internal teams to gather information for customers, or to fulfill requests.
  • Communicate detailed and specific account information to Sales and sales support management under the direction of the sales planners.
  • Will be responsible for general office administration as required, such as ordering materials for the office, facility issues, etc., as required.
  • Perform related work as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Entry level
  • BS/BA degree is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and Google applications
  • Familiarity with sales and data management tools such as SalesForce a plus
  • Motivated self- starter possessing excellent communication and organization skills
  • Excellent relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.